- Birth Date
- 15 July 1812
- Death Date
- 6 December 1890
Curtis Edwin Bolton Sr.
The Bolton family initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in 1848 with the Brigham Young Company. The family included: Curtis Edwin and Rebecca Bunker and their children Ann Booth, Emma Smith, and Edwin Young; Curtis Edwin Jr., a son of Curtis Sr.’s from a previous marriage; and Curtis Sr.’s second wife, Ellen Coil Merritt. Curtis Sr. served as company clerk.
At the end of a mission, Curtis traveled home to Utah in 1853 with the John Brown Company as company chaplain.
- Age at Departure: 35
- Head of Household
- Age at Departure: 40
- 1850 Utah Census.
- Andrew Jenson, "Woodruff, Wilford," "Barnes, Mark," "Bertrand, Louis Alphonso," "Bolton, Curtis E.," "Dunbar, William C.," Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia, Volume 4 (Salt Lake City, Utah: The Andrew Jenson History Company, 1971), 334-335.
- Bolton, Curtis Edwin, to Jackson Bolton, 15 Nov. 1853, Salt Lake City.
- Curtis Edwin Bolton in Salt Lake Stake, Salt Lake Stake Melchizedek Priesthood minutes and records, 1848-1976, vol 2: 1848-1860, 72-73.
- Curtis Edwin Bolton letter to Curtis Bolton, 9 Oct. 1848 in Curtis Edwin Bolton: Pioneer, Missionary, History, Descendants and Ancestors (1968), compiled by Cleo H. Evans, 153q-153r.
- First 100, report, 1848 June.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Supplement after 31 December 1848, 1, 3.
- Thomas Bullock journals, 1843-1849, Journal, 1848 May-September.